Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Michigan DNR warns about safety of walking on ice

15 hours ago
Laura Michels

Warmer temperatures mean people who ice fish need to think twice before they head out .

 

For those that do venture out, experts offer some tips to ensure they make it back safely.

 

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A tree-killing pest has made its way into the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and its spread has state natural resources officials concerned.

Courtesy Michigan.gov

In a scathing letter, several Michigan legislators urged the state Department of Natural Resources to renew all commercial fishing licenses and permits from 2020.

Line 5’s days may be numbered

Nov 13, 2020
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That’s after an announcement from the Governor and the State Department of Natural resources today (Friday).

They told oil company Enbridge it can no longer operate the twin pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac after this Spring.

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Some Michigan firefighters are in the Western U.S. right now helping battle massive wildfires that have taken over parts of the country. 

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